Industry News and Press

Crane operations in the dark of the night

North Star Equipment Services crane operators are confident and content working in the dark. Our extended winters in Alaska make for short days and long nights. Many of our crane rentals are on the North Slope which will go months without seeing daylight....

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Crane operations in Alaska’s arctic Weather Climates

Everything works great at 72 degrees but much of the country doesn’t have that luxury. Making sure your crane and lifting equipment can operate properly at less than perfect conditions not only protects the assets but insures the safety of the operating crew.  Using...

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Pile Driving Application

The variety of drill rigs used in construction and pile driving applications has dramatically increased since the first steam driven pile driver in the 1800s. The first major task in most any construction project is the establishment of a sound and secure foundation...

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